mongo

1

or mon·goe

[mong-goh]

mongo

2
[mong-goh]
noun, plural mon·go, mon·gos.
  1. an aluminum coin and monetary unit of the Mongolian People's Republic, the 100th part of a tugrik.

Origin of mongo

2
From the modern Mongolian word möngö literally, silver, money

Mongo

[mong-goh]
noun
  1. a member of any of various agricultural peoples of the central Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  2. the Bantu language of the Mongo peoples.
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Examples from the Web for mongo

Contemporary Examples of mongo

Historical Examples of mongo

  • I was a close watcher of Mongo John whenever he engaged in the purchase of slaves.

    Captain Canot

    Brantz Mayer

  • Cursing and maltreating a Fullah chief and a white Mongo; 3.

    Captain Canot

    Brantz Mayer

  • Next day forty more were despatched by the Mongo; but still my liberty was denied.

    Captain Canot

    Brantz Mayer

  • Still, the results of this denial did not affect the Mongo personally and alone.

    Captain Canot

    Brantz Mayer

  • He bade me be wary of the Mongo, who in his presence had threatened my life.

    Captain Canot

    Brantz Mayer


British Dictionary definitions for mongo

mongo

mongoe

noun
  1. a variant of mungo

möngö

mongoe

noun plural -gos or -goes
  1. a Mongolian monetary unit worth one hundredth of a tugrik
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